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0.09% growth
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1.96% growth
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1.55% growth
Median Property Value
1.01% growth


The economy of Cole County, MO employs 36,537 people. The economy of Cole County, MO is specialized in Public Admin.; Utilities; and Finance & Insurance, which employ respectively 3.68; 1.56; and 1.14 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Cole County, MO are Public Admin. (6,372), Healthcare & Social Assistance (4,758), and Retail trade (4,264), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($82,539), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($49,000), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($47,361).

Median household income in Cole County, MO is $54,130. Males in Cole County, MO have an average income that is 1.23 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,303. The income inequality of Cole County, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.379 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Cole County, MO. In Cole County, MO the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 85 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,612. St. Louis city, MO has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Missouri.


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Cole County, MO is home to a population of 76,603 people, from which 98.7% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Cole County, MO is composed of 62,545 White residents (81.6%), 8,730 Black residents (11.4%), 2,076 Hispanic residents (2.71%), 1,407 Two+ residents (1.84%), and 931 Asian residents (1.22%). The most common foreign languages in Cole County, MO are Spanish (1,275 speakers), African Languages (335 speakers), and Other Asian (194 speakers), but compared to other places, Cole County, MO has a relative high number of Other Native North American (105 speakers), African Languages (335 speakers), and Scandinavian (42 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Cole County, MO awarded 536 degrees. The student population of Cole County, MO is skewed towards females, with 158 male students and 378 female students. Most students in Cole County, MO are White (362 and 67.5%), followed by Black or African American (126 and 23.5%), Unknown (14 and 2.61%), and Hispanic or Latino (7 and 1.31%). The largest universities in Cole County, MO by number of graduates are Lincoln University (394 and 73.5%), Metro Business College-Jefferson City (73 and 13.6%), and Merrell University of Beauty Arts and Science (69 and 12.9%). The most popular majors in Cole County, MO are Liberal Arts & Sciences (41 and 7.65%), General Business Administration & Management (28 and 5.22%), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (21 and 3.92%). The median tuition costs in Cole County, MO are N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,150 and $12,540 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cole County, MO is $150,700, which is 0.74 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $149,200 to $150,700, a 1.01% increase. The homeownership rate of Cole County, MO is 67.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Cole County, MO have an average commute time of 17.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Cole County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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